BAYONNE, NJ - Though Paterson and Newark have been in the news lately as hosts of major film productions it seems they are not the only New Jersey cities vying for the title of Hollywood East.

On Friday, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that Crabs In A Bucket, a comedy starring Jeremy Piven, Bruce Dern, Zach McGowan, and Jamie Kennedy, will be filmed completely in Bayonne in the coming days.  In the film, Bayonne will represent a neighborhood in South Philadelphia.  

“We would like to welcome the production to Bayonne, and are happy that our city was able to provide authentic settings for Crabs In  A Bucket,” Davis said. 

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The plot of the film revolves around a real estate developer who returns to his childhood neighborhood in Philadelphia to attend his mother’s wake only to  discover that he has inherited a bar that his boss wants to demolish.

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